Hosts Sara and Michelle are joined by Laura Thayer to talk about news in Campania as trash rises again in Naples, Pompeii gets high-tech, and we learn about the beauty of the Amalfi Coast in the winter time.
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Eye on Italy News Stories:
- Police, protesters clash as trash rises in Naples
- Apple has feature on how the iPad is contributing to the uncovering of Pompeii
- Pompeii house offers sensory reconstruction of eruption
- Hayden Panettiere to play Amanda Knox in Lifetime Movie; In prison with Amanda Knox
Laura Thayer, @ciaoamalfi on Twitter, is an American art historian and travel writer living on Italy’s Amalfi Coast. It was love at first sight when she first visited Amalfi in 2007, and since then she’s been discovering and writing about the beauty, traditions and history of this stunning coastline in southern Italy. She contributes to the DK Eyewitness guidebooks, several online publications and blogs about daily life on the Amalfi Coast at Ciao Amalfi.
Eye on Italy Angolo d’Italiano:
- scavare: scavare nella roccia
- to excavate, dig
Eye on Italy Picks of the Week:
- Sara: Tomato museum in Colecchio
- Michelle: Italyrics, from Martha at Roam2Rome, website with English translations to popular Italian songs.
- Laura: Mamma Agata – Simple and Genuine cookbook by Chiara Lima
- Deal of the Week:
- See the WhyGo Italy travel deals page for the latest travel deals
Video of the week:
- Social Media Week in Milan – a video interview our co-host Sara Rosso gave about the Girl Geek Dinners, geo-localization services and social media in Italy, in Italian